Europe’s new travel authorization system being postponed - again

It will now be operational in 2025 instead of next year. This is at least the third time that ETIAS has been postponed and there could still be more postponements

Oct 17, 2023

The Entry/Exit System (EES), a border security system that tracks visitors to European Union countries and registers them, has also been postponed. Both systems are linked to each other. The ETIAS cannot function properly without the EES.

A European Union official said, “The date of the entry into operation of ETIAS is not yet known. It is expected to be announced at the end of 2023.”

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